John 3:16 gives us the glorious hope of eternal life in heaven through the love of God and death of Jesus Christ. 224 f. The aor. Robinson, Eph., pp. May 15, 2015 by admin. On his call, see Gal 1:15â16; 1 Cor 9:1; 15:8â10; Acts 9:1â22; 22:3â16; 26:4â18. (Compare Ac 2:17, 18 with study note on Ro 11:13.) These verses show that the Old Testament clearly taught the terrible depravity of the human heart and the terrible sinfulness of man. John 3:16 tells us of the love God has for us and the extent of that loveâso great that He sacrificed His only Son on our behalf. Neither is Romans entirely salvation oriented: chapters 12-15 deal with Christian conduct, not salvation. His commission to preach the free favour of GOD to all, and his own share in this grace, authorise him to insist to every one of them upon its conditions; cf. It also comes with a life change. Romans 12 is a pillar for change, it is that chapter that will give you the tools to live according to Godâs plan. This verse says we will not be damned if we walk away from worldy pursuits and passions and follow the divine nature of Jesus Christ. Romans 3:13 from Psalm 5:9 and Psalm 140:3 Romans 3:14 from Psalm 10:7 Romans 3:15-17 from Isaiah 59:7-8 and see Isaiah 48:22 Romans 3:18 from Psalm 36:1. (Read Romans 12:9-16) The professed love of Christians to each other should be sincere, free from deceit, and unmeaning and deceitful compliments. Eternal life is thus located âin Christâ (cf. John 3:16 follows this rich and theologically dense explanation of sin and salvation. part. of course refers to his call. The KEY WORDS in Romans chapter 4 are "believe" and "faith." When Paul called Phoebe âa minister of the congregation,â he apparently made reference to the Christian ministry, the spreading of the good news. Romans 16:1-27âRead the Bible online or download free. 5 Greet also () the church in their house. 6:1-5), Habakkuk (Hab. See 2 Corinthians 5:17 for a similar verse. The New World Translation of the Holy Scriptures is published by Jehovahâs Witnesses. nos is broad in meaning. Romans 8:19ff can actually be interpreted as a discussion of how the two are related. What Is the Meaning of John 3:16? Romans 6:23(Williams) Verse Thoughts. 16. The resolution is the context of each of the cited verses. While his mother Mary was engaged to Joseph, but before they came together, 12 she was found to be pregnant through the Holy Spirit. (Romans 9:1â5, NET) What could cause Paul such unceasing anguish of heart? Greet my beloved Epaenetus, who was () the first convert  to Christ in Asia. But when God appeared and gave Job a glimpse of His power and wisdom, Jobâs response was to slap his hand over his mouth, to be silent, and to repent in dust and ashes (Job 40:4-5; 42:6). And since all men are sinners (3:9-20), and the gospel deals with the issue of sin and alienation from God (5:1-11), all men are freely offered the gospel irrespective of nationality, religion, sex, education, etc. âFor God So Loved the Worldâ Is a Picture of Love. The Old Testament proves it (as shown by Abraham and David)! The rest of Romans 12:9â13 elaborates on genuine love, including honor, patience in suffering, perseverance in prayer, generosity to those in need, and hospitality to everyone. The sporting world was shocked when former New England Patriot tight end, Aaron Hernandez was discovered dead, hanging in his prison cell from a bed sheet with the Bible verse âJohn 3:16â written in red ink on his forehead. How do we know this? Romans 3:21-31; 4:1-25). 14 Barclay, The Letter to the Romans, p. 250. it is important as you need to transform your mind, renew it, think differently and knowing that the past is gone and the future is as per Godâs plan if only you allow the holy spirit to lead. Isaiah (Isa. We hear and see Romans 8:28 very often in religious contexts, so much so that it is sickening. Matthew 1:23; John 1:1-4 and 1:29; Acts 1:11 and 2:22-24; Romans 8:34; 1 Corinthians 15:3-4; 2 Corinthians 5:21; Philippians 2:5-11; Hebrews 1:1-4 and 4:15. In Romans 1:16, Paul explained that the gospel went first to the Jew, and then to the Gentile. Romans 16:17-20 He warneth them to take heed of those who cause. In Romans the Pauline praescriptio is expanded and expressed in a formal tone; it emphasizes Paulâs office as apostle to the Gentiles. It is undoubtedly in the list of âthe top 10â most-quoted Bible versesâalong with John 3:16, Jeremiah 29:11, Romans 10:9, and Hebrews 10:25. 6 Greet Mary, who has worked hard for you. Depending on Divine grace, they must detest and dread all evil, and love and delight in whatever is kind and useful. This chapter is in the nature of a postscript. God established Abraham as a pattern of faith (Romans 4:22, 23, 24, 25; Galatians 3:6, 7) and calls him the father of all who believe (Romans 4:11, 16). Rom 1:3â4 stress the gospel or kerygma, Rom 1:2 the fulfillment of Godâs promise, and Rom 1:1, 5 Paulâs office. Introduction. Romans 12:1 âTherefore, I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of Godâs mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to Godâthis is your true and proper worship.â Explanation and Commentary of Romans 12:1. Romans 16:21-24 After sundry salutations, Romans 16:25-27 he concludes with praise to God. Despite its widespread usage, there is very little clarity as to what it actually teaches. Romans 16. Further, verse 21 seems rather redundant if ÎºÏÎ¯ÏÎ¹Ï is understood to mean "man" (or "human") rather than "creation". Preaching the good news is a responsibility of all Christian ministers. Justification is by faith and not by works. 1 I commend unto you Phebe our sister, which is a servant of the church which is at Cenchrea: 2 That ye receive her in the Lord, as becometh saints, and that ye assist her in whatsoever business she hath need of you: for she hath been a succourer of many, and of myself also. Their stated ordinances, education in the knowledge of the true God and his service, and many favours shown to the children of Abraham, all were means of grace, and doubtless were made useful to the conversion of many. ROMANS 8:1 âThere is no condemnationâ KING JAMES VERSION (KJV) TRANSLATION, MEANING, CONTEXT. These key words are found in Romans 4, verses 3,5,11,12,13,14,16,18,19,20, and 24. 2 Timothy 2:10), and that realm is entered by baptism, which is the culminating act of the conversion process (Romans 6:4; Galatians 3:27). Thayer interprets it as meaning, âdoomed and separated from Christ,â Alford says, âIt never denotes simply exclusion or excommunication, but always devotion to perditionâa curse.ââ ... 13 Keener, Romans, vs. 16:3-16. John 3:16-21 Meaning John 3:22-28 Judea JOHN 3:16 16 âFor God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish, but have everlasting life. 1:17) were also silenced when they got a glimpse of the glory of the Lord. As Paul will make abundantly clear throughout the letter to the Romans, salvation is by faith alone (cf. R Ruin (Romans 1:17 â 3:20) â The utter sinfulness of humanity O Offer (Romans 3:21-31) â Godâs offer of justification by grace M Model (Romans 4:1-25) â Abraham as a model for saving faith A Access (Romans 5:1-11) â The benefits of justification N New Adam (Romans 5:12-21) â We are children of two âAdamsâ S Struggle w/ Sin (Romans 6:1-8:39) Struggle, sanctification, and victory (Read Romans 3:1-8) The law could not save in or from sins, yet it gave the Jews advantages for obtaining salvation. For the background events preceding on this verse see Romans 7:21-25. The Christian life is not merely assenting to a proposition. divisions and offences. 3:16), and the apostle John (Rev. Romans 8:2, ESV: "For the law of the Spirit of life has set you free in Christ Jesus from the law of sin and death." Romans 3:10 is a quote from Psalm 14:1-3 and Psalm 53:1-3. Romans 1:5, Romans 15:15; 1 Corinthians 3:10; 1 Corinthians 15:10; Galatians 2:9; Ephesians 3:2; Ephesians 3:7. 3 Greet () Prisca and Aquila, my fellow workers in Christ Jesus, 4 who risked their necks for my life, to whom not only I give thanks but all the churches of the Gentiles give thanks as well. Thank you for the Biblical question, âDoes Romans 2:11 contradict Genesis 3:16?â As I read Romans 2:11 and Genesis 3:16, there is no contradiction between the two passages. 18 Now the birth of Jesus Christ happened this way. Romans 16:1,2 Paul commendeth Phebe to the Christians at Rome, Romans 16:3-16 and sendeth salutations to many by name. However, we find it clearly spelled out in Romans that there must be a link between us and the Substitute (Romans 4:1-4, 11-12, 16, 19-20, 23-25; 5:1-2). Romans 8:2 Parallel Verses [â See commentary â] Romans 8:2, NIV: "because through Christ Jesus the law of the Spirit who gives life has set you free from the law of sin and death." It is here affirmed that God so loved the world. 19 Because Joseph, her husband to be, 13 was a righteous man, and because he did not want to disgrace her, he intended to divorce her 14 privately. It was the response (or better, the lack of response) of the Jews to the gospel message. That was his traditional approach. John 3:16 For God So Loved the World 16 â For h God so loved i the world , 9 j that he gave his only Son , that whoever believes in him should not k perish but have eternal life . There is no more important issue in the life of every-man but knowing the way of salvation, because there are eternal consequences that lead to an eternal life with God or an eternal separation from Him â heaven or the lake of fire. John 3:16 teaches us that anyone who believes in Jesus Christ, Godâs Son, will be saved.